German Rail: DB long-distance punctuality well below target in 2018

By Keith Fender, International Railway Journal; January 10, 2019 PUNCTUALITY on German Rail (DB) inter-city services continued to worsen in…

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Germany: DB to purchase 18 ICE 4 trains as part of €1bn investment

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; September 27, 2018 GERMAN Rail (DB) announced on September 27 that it is investing…

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Germany: DB curbs spending as debts rise and profits fall

By Keith Barrow, International Railway Journal; September 13, 2018 GERMAN Rail (DB) chief executive Dr Richard Lutz has instigated emergency…

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The Discount Airline Model Is Coming for Europe’s Railways

By Carol Matlack, Bloomberg Businessweek; August 17, 2018 With ever more passengers opting for low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and…

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Germany: DB records steep drop in first half profit

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; July 27, 2018 GERMAN Rail (DB) recorded a 17.4% drop in Ebit to €974m…

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What Railways in India hope to learn from German rail

By Avishek G Dastidar, The Indian Express; May 4, 2018 In June, Indian Railways probationers will head to Berlin to…

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